Rookie shortstop Jeremy PeÃ±a has been removed from the Astros starting lineup Thursday against the Royals.
It’s not clear yet why PeÃ±a has been removed, but Houston will give an update on the 24-year-old soon.
PeÃ±a’s had a very decent rookie season as of now, and he’s hitting .270/.320/.472 to go along with 12 home runs, 36 runs scored, 31 RBI, and six steals.
Mauricio DubÃ³n has been inserted at shortstop in today’s game against Kansas City.
- Johnny Cueto scheduled to start Thursday
- Trevor Story out of Red Sox lineup Tuesday
- MLB setting new rules beginning next season